The JobsOhio Research and Development (R&D) Center Grant program was created to facilitate the research, development and commercialization of new products and services in Ohio. If your company meets the criteria for qualification, you may be eligible. Find out if you do.
Insight from the experts.
JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.
Threats of cyberattacks and data breaches continue to grow for businesses and organizations of all sizes. As a result, Ohio, and the country as a whole, have developed a need for cybersecurity professionals to defend against cyber criminals. As Ohio takes steps toward becoming a national technology hub, educational institutions, businesses and state organizations are collaborating to provide innovative education and training in cybersecurity to establish a talent pipeline for technology professionals.
A one-size-fits-all approach to investing in a new business location does not exist. However, there is a partner available to companies when they’re scouting locations. Ohio’s network of state, regional and local organizations work together to help companies find the best sites, solutions, connections and more as they make a strategic investment decision.
Ohio continues to attract distribution and fulfillment centers. Macy’s, Amazon and Dollar Tree are the latest companies to open a facility in Ohio. Home to an integrated transportation infrastructure and facilities for UPS, DHL, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service, Ohio makes it easy for companies to move goods where they need to go.
Ohio’s energy sector is growing mostly due to large deposits of shale. This brings about more investments from new companies. These investments not only have a direct impact on the companies and their employees, but also indirectly on jobs during construction as well as the economy of the local community. They also bring about potential new opportunities for further business investments.
Companies from across the United States and the world choose to invest in Ohio because Ohio has the business climate, the people and the resources they need to grow. JobsOhio’s Make Ohio Home video sends a message that Ohio is culturally and economically vibrant, making it a great place to invest in and call home.